Once every other month, journalist Hassan Dahir, 28, leaves his hostel in central Mogadishu under the cover of darkness to visit his mother in Yaqshid district, north-east of the capital. He will spend the night with her and return to his rented room before dawn….

Read the full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/feb/14/life-in-the-shadow-of-al-shabaab-if-i-dont-call-mother-thinks-im-dead-mogadishu-somalia

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